Jordan Devey blocks for him. Bobby Wagner will try to chase him down. Chad Lewis was there at his last SB win.
J.J. Watt found a unique way to make the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team announced Friday. Read more »
The former Ute cornerback is headed back to the postseason, this time with the Steelers. "The stories they tell make you want to run through a wall for them," he said of his teammates in Pittsburgh... Read more »
The lives of loved ones in Robert Turbin's life came crashing down due to incurable illness, drug addiction and gang violence. The former Aggie, who now stars with the Seattle Seahawks, is a... Read more »
Haloti Ngata hated watching football on television during his four-game suspension for using a substance banned by the NFL. Read more »
From darkness to daylight: How former USU Aggie Maurice Alexander went from jail to janitor to the NFL
Some people get a second chance. Few make the most of it. Since Maurice Alexander has come back to Utah State University after a run-in with the law, he hasn't wasted his second chance. The safety... Read more »
Five Utah State players made their NFL debuts in 2014. With the NFL postseason starting Saturday, six Aggies are expected to play. Read more »
Will Tukuafu won't admit to having a favorite position. Just whichever one gets him on the field. Read more »
These days, Bobby Wagner quarterbacks the defense for the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Wagner's story, though, is one of the overlooked player who became made himself into a star... Read more »
NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers "earned" the first pick in next spring's NFL draft with their 2-14 record. In their first season under coach Lovie Smith, the Bucs lost their last six... Read more »
Here's a look at the 21 players on NFL playoff rosters who have called a Utah team their own during either their college or high school years. Read more »
Utah alumnus Keith McGill, given his chance to shine the past couple of weeks because of injuries to three other Oakland defensive backs, picked up his first career NFL touchdown on Sunday. Read more »
The Baltimore Ravens couldn't help watching the scoreboard in the midst of a game they had to win to reach the playoffs. Read more »
In a world of smartphones, text messages and Twitter, there's a good chance that just about everybody inside Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday knew about the Chiefs' precarious postseason position. Read more »
Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah was fined $22,050 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen Sunday. Read more »
The NFL postseason picture is coming into clearer view with 10 of the 12 playoff spots already claimed. As the postseason picture currently stands, 20 players with Utah ties — nine in the AFC... Read more »
Former Utah State and current Seattle Seahawks running back Robert Turbin gave one Seahawks fan quite a surprise in the mail. Read more »
Peyton Manning says he plans to return to the Denver Broncos in 2015 for his 18th NFL season. Read more »
The NFL's troubles with domestic violence were selected the sports story of the year Tuesday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press. Read more »
After 13 seasons in Carolina, former University of Utah standout leads the Ravens in catches. Read more »
Former Ute Matt Asiata again carried the load for the Minnesota Vikings and responded with two touchdowns. Read more »
A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers. Read more »
Former Ute, NFL player brings holiday cheer to children in South Salt Lake's PAL program, Shriners Hospital
Former Ute and NFL linebacker Stevenson Sylvester teamed up with some former teammates, South Salt Lake's Police Athletic League and Shriners Hospital to bring Christmas joy to some deserving young... Read more »
At current count, one-third of the spots in the 2015 NFL Playoffs have been spoken for and three of the eight division titles have been won. Plenty more of the postseason picture can be cleared up... Read more »
On the verge of realizing my childhood dream of playing football for BYU, I was confronted with a setback that not only threatened my dream of playing for BYU, but it put my future as a football... Read more »
The time came to take on greatest rival — my older brother — in a head-to-head match-up. The match-up would be very different to any other we had been in before. We were going to face... Read more »
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Siliga is set to become the first Copper Hills High graduate to play in a Super Bowl when his New England Patriots take on the defending champion Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX at... Read more »
Former Utah State standout and current Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner had quite the surprise for one 14-year-old boy in Olympia, Washington. Read more »
East High's Will Tukuafu and Tony Moeaki both joined Seattle midseason when injuries to other players caused the Seahawks to sign them. Both have played a role in adding depth and experience on a... Read more »
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a unique stance on faith, despite the fact that he was raised in a heavily Catholic home. Read more »
Bobby Wagner and Robert Turbin are headed back to the Super Bowl with Seattle when the Seahawks face New England in Super Bowl XLIX. The fact it's their second straight appearance in the title game... Read more »
The 2014 season has delivered more dirt than a day with the Kardashians, beginning with Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson and ending with "Deflategate," which has inspired more talk than Sunday's Super... Read more »
Jordan Devey blocks for him. Bobby Wagner will be trying to chase him down. And Chad Lewis was there the last time he won a Super Bowl. What do these Utah ties have to say about veteran quarterback... Read more »
Marshawn Lynch found a new way to say nothing. Read more »
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated "I'm here so I don't get fined" for five minutes before leaving the podium at Media Day. Read more »
More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to get a touchdown this Sunday. Read more »
Seattle middle linebacker and former Utah State star Bobby Wagner said there's no secret to what made Seattle's defense rate at the top of the NFL for a second straight season. Read more »
A few weeks ago, Tom Henschel of Winfield sat in the same seat in the Los Angeles Coliseum where he watched Green Bay and Kansas City take the field for the first Super Bowl 49 years ago. Read more »
Morning links: ESPN's Chad Ford draft rankings retroactively updated; scientists vs. Belichick; Weddle's beard speaks
ESPN NBA draft guru Chad Ford's draft rankings have been retroactively updated, Bill Nye takes a shot at Bill Belichick and Eric Weddle's beard gives an interview. Read more »
A poll last week revealed that Utah football and the Jazz are tied for the most popular sports among fans in the state. Next on the list was BYU football, followed by Real Salt Lake, then Utah... Read more »
Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get concussions while playing sports. The result: Within just five... Read more »
Here’s one ex-quarterback who gladly took a big loss. Former Lions QB Scott Mitchell got eliminated from TV’s “The Biggest Loser” — but not before he’d... Read more »
In this week's edition, DeseretNews.com writer Brandon Judd joins the crew from Super Bowl media day in Phoenix to talk about how the five players with Utah ties are handling the week leading up to... Read more »
Based on information from Pro Football Reference and the official Super Bowl website, 25 players who attended Utah high schools have advanced to the Super Bowl, with two more to join the fold this... Read more »
The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl. Read more »
Morning links: Emery returns to the Marriott Center; Ansah sings; Orchard impresses at Senior Bowl practice
Nick Emery returned to the Marriott Center floor, Ezekiel Ansah appears in a YouTube video and Utah defensive end Nate Orchard is turning heads at Senior Bowl practices. Read more »
No offense, but the mayor of this town hopes you are miserable, wherever you are. He is sitting behind his desk, the sunshine sneaking through his window, and he hopes you are reading this from... Read more »
Movie stars Chris Pratt and Chris Evans have started a Super Bowl wager, all to support their teams and a good cause. Read more »
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